Ever wonder who holds the record for eating the most cheezborgers? Meet Rudy! The record holder and the man (and stomach) behind this beast of a burger! Our new “The Rudy Burger”! 16 pattys (2.25lbs)-14 slices of cheese-2 kaiser rolls. PLEASE DON’T TRY THIS AT HOME! The previous record holder ate 14 patties at…Details
Our good friend Rick Kogan wrote a complete history of the world-famous Billy Goat Tavern – A Chicago Tavern a Goat, a Curse, and the American Dream. This is the story of a real Chicago legend. It’s packed with tales that include: The antics of “Chicago’s Greatest Inn Keeper” – William Sianis The real story of The Billy…Details
The walls at Billy Goat Tavern are decorated with famous paintings, signs and pictures that create an area where Chicago debates politics, sports, and the biggest events of the day. This is real Chicago artwork. Here’s some selected images from our Michigan Avenue location:
Check out this amazing set of photos of The Goat from the Chicago Tribune:
Don’t miss the Billy Goat Tavern at the 34th Annual Chicago Jazz Festival! Billy Goat will be available September 1-2 in Grant Park! Enjoy some real Chicago music with a real Chicago Cheezborger!
Click here for a link to some helpful information to plan your visit.
When you visit The Billy Goat Tavern’s subterranean Michigan Ave. location make sure to check out the Wall of Fame – our tribute to the giants of Chicago’s Media. Since we moved to our current location in 1964, the Billy Goat has been a favorite hang out of great Chicago reports like Mike Royko, Dave…Details
“Can I have fries with that?” “No fries, cheeps! No Pepsi. Coke! Cheezborger!” In 1964, the “Original” Billy Goat Tavern moved to its current location on 430 N. Michigan ave. When Billy Sianis put the menu together, mysteriously French Fries, a popular burger compliment, was left off. It was a simple omission that made us…Details
The Billy Goat is talked about all over the world, and here is one of our favorite sightings… check out The Goat in Green Day’s Longview music video. Keep your eyes open at the 1:05 mark and you’ll notice their drummer rockin our classic t-shirt! And now you have a chance to own Chicago’s favorite souvenir…Details
The fireworks are every Wednesday (9:30) and Saturday (10:15) through September 1st.
For more information: http://www.navypier.com/things2do/fireworks.html
If you’re watching the Chicago Air & Water Show at Navy Pier this weekend stop by Billy Goat’s patio. When the jets whiz by, make sure you’ve got a cheezborger in your hand! Get here early!!